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The impact of Jose Reyes on the 2017 Mets

The 2016 Mets were heading into the middle of 2016 season with a record of 40 wins and 33 losses.  Their already anemic offense had suffered the losses of first baseman Lucas Duda and third baseman David Wright, then they signed former team hero Jose Reyes.  Reyes was coming off a disappointing season split between the Rockies and the Blue Jays in which he hit for a disappointing...
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Sandy Alderson on ways for the 2017 team to improve

That leaves us with a considerable margin of improvement just through good health… I do think there’s a lot of room for improvement with players that we had last year not hitting with men in scoring position. Do I think that was symptomatic of something else? No. Do I think that was a fluke? I think it was sort of a statistical anomaly, at least. Do I think that will continue...
22 hours ago

Keeping Jay Bruce could work out well for Sandy Alderson

Most of baseball agrees that trading Dilson Herrera for Jay Bruce in 2016 was a mistake by Sandy Alderson and the Mets front office. For one, some argue that Herrera could have still been viewed as the team’s “Second Baseman of the Future” and that the Mets sold low on a prospect. For another the Mets had an overcrowded outfield with Yoenis Cespedes, Curtis Granderson...
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Sandy Alderson Has Big Expectations For 2017

Kristie Ackert of the NY Daily News caught up with Mets GM Sandy Alderson on Sunday after the team’s first full-squad workout of the Spring, and he had some very straightforward things to say about the upcoming season. “We’re all-in here,” he said about a payroll that is nearing $160 million dollars. “I think it’s a credit to ownership that our payroll is as high as it...
Via Mets Merized Online
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Mets: GM Sandy Alderson: 'We're all in'

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson gave his first press conference of spring training following the team's full squad workout Sunday. He made it clear that the Mets are sparing no costs when it comes to winning. PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- The late Al Davis, the longtime owner and general manager of the Oakland Raiders, came to be known by his...
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GM Alderson excited about Mets this spring

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) After watching his club go through all kinds of injury struggles last year yet make the postseason, New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson improved the team by making a pair of major signings. He sent a message to the rest of the National League. ''We're all-in here. I think it's a credit to ownership that our payroll is as high as it is now, given...
Via Associated Press
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WATCH: New York Mets GM Sandy Alderson: "We're all in here"

New York Mets GM Sandy Alderson says that the team is "all in" to win a World Series in 2017, and is willing to add payroll to do so.
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Alderson On Payroll: “Mets Are All In”

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson spoke with the media in Port St. Lucie on Sunday and alleviated any payroll concerns despite still having right fielder Jay Bruce on the roster by convincingly asserting that, “the Mets are all in” financially. While there are no ongoing trade discussions at the moment to move Bruce, Alderson said the team is prepared to enter the season...
Via Mets Merized Online
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WATCH: Sandy Alderson talks 2017 New York Mets

New York Mets GM Sandy Alderson answers questions about the team on SNY's Baseball Night in New York.
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Mets GM laughs when asked if Tebow will be at spring training

Tim Tebow shouldn’t expect a spring training invite from the New York Mets in a couple months if Sandy Alderson’s response when asked about the possibility is any indication. The Mets general manager was asked if Tebow is progressing along well enough to merit an invite to major-league spring training. The question alone elicited chuckles out of Alderson. “No, but a couple...
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November 09, 2016  |  Discuss

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